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client grew up in an abusive environment. >>> vice president joe biden turned in his recommendations for new gun control measures today after he met with the gun control task force. some of the considerations are tighter back ground checks, ban on assault weapons. the president offered an update. >> my starting point is not to worry about the politics. my starting point is to focus on what makes sense. what works. what should we be doing to make sure our children are safe. and we are reducing gun violence. >> this debate comes one month after the sandy hook elementary school massacre. president obama hopes to unveil a road map for curving gun violence in days. >> jackie spear is calling on the president to act independently of congress. >> i recommend he do by executive action because i am not confident this congress is going going to have the guts to do what is right. >> she was one of 12 democrats who met with vice president joe biden this among discuss thew prevent gun violence. she survived being shot several times during a visit to giana 30 years ago. >>> san francisco's muni pa
of vice president joe biden's gun task force. he met with video game makers, the nra, walmart and congressional democrats. the meetings did not include republicans from the house and senate. >> it sends a clear signal that the biden task force had a predetermined it outcome and all the meetings that were held were done for show. >> reporter: >> the white house says vice presidentwiden met with members of congress who requested a meeting. >> new york became the first state to pass significant gun control legislation following that school massacre in connecticut. governor andrew cuomo signed that measure after quick debate and approval in both house wases of the state legislature. it places tougher restrictions on gun sales and bans sales of large magazines. it would require a therapist to report any patient who made a credible threat to use a gun illegally. >>> new york state has the toughest gun laws in the country. here's how california compares. last year governor brown vetoed a bill that would have required the mandatory reporting of stolen firearms. right now the state doe
an assault weapons ban through this congress. >> reporter: vice president joe biden met with several stake holders in the gun debate last week. he's expected to make recommendations to the president on how to reduce gun violence by tuesday. in the meantime, one senator is calling on stores that sell firearms to take the first step. >> i'm urging our country's major gun retailers, like wal- mart and sports authority, to suspend sales of modern assault- style weapons until congress is able to fully consider and vote on legislation to curb gun violence. >> reporter: but while solutions are discussed in washington, the police investigation into the tragedy at sandy hook has not been concluded and newtown is still grieving. >> this is going to take a long time, even after that report comes out for this community to recover. >> reporter: april williams, ktvu channel 2news. >>> the mayor of a massachusetts town is launching a buyback, not of guns, but of violent video games. >> we know that if they were to take away all these things, it would still be bad people doing bad things. but in our small
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